Director Sukumar’s father Tirupathi Rao Naidu died on Wednesday morning in Hyderabad after an extended illness. He was 82. Tirupathi Rao was being treated at NIMS hospital for some time now and took his last breath on Wednesday morning, May 21, 2014. Tirupathi Rao Naidu survivors include his wife, four sons and two daughters. Sukumar is youngest among all. The last rites will take place on Thursday at his village Mattaparru located near Rajolu in West Godavari district.